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The best way to defrost your car windscreen in icy weather

We're in the grip of wintry conditions – and many drivers will wake up to a winter wonderland tomorrow.

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Trip down memory lane as millions of adults buy toys they owned as kids

Trip down memory lane as millions of adults buy toys they owned as kids

Millions of us are taking a trip down memory lane – by buying toys they owned as kids, according to a study.
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A child on social media

A parent’s guide to keeping kids safe on social media

If you’re left scratching your head when your teen starts talking about Snapchat stories or checking in on Facebook, brush up on your social media knowledge so you can help them have a safer and more enjoyable experience online.

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BMW drivers voted rudest on the road

BMW drivers voted rudest on the road

BMW drivers are the rudest road users, a survey has found.

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Winter weather

The best way to defrost your car windscreen as icy weather arrives

Many of us woke up to a thick layer of frost on the car windscreen.

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The last thing you want - the flu

Are you eligible for the free flu vaccination?

If you are eligible for the free flu vaccination, then the Public Health Agency urge you to get it without delay.

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Finding out the truth

Have you stuck to your New Year's resolutions?

Have you ditched your New Year's resolutions to lose weight and get more active?
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lazy worker

Top 50 ways to slack off work

Workers have revealed the top 50 ways they secretly slack off - including 'tactical' toilet breaks, booking meeting rooms for a gossip, and taking compassionate leave for fictional funerals.
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Wind weather warning

Weather warning: Storm Eleanor expected to wreak havoc

Northern Ireland is set to be battered by strong winds between 6pm today and 6pm tomorrow, according to the Met Office.
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Top 20 most popular baby name predictions for 2018

REVEALED: Top 20 most popular baby name predictions for 2018 – with a ‘royal influence’

Nearly 3,500 pregnant women across the UK who are expecting babies in 2018 have revealed their selected baby names in a new survey.

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Christmas Eve and Christmas Day weather forecast for NI

The weather conditions in Northern Ireland on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day are to due to be unusually mild, according to the Met Office.
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Are you planning to travel by train or bus over Christmas and the New Year?

Are you planning to travel by train or bus over Christmas and the New Year?

If you are planning to travel then you need to get up to speed with the Translink holiday timetable.
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HMRC scam warning

Warning over iTunes cold call scam conning NI's vulnerable and elderly out of thousands

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has warned of a high-profile phone scam that is conning vulnerable and elderly people out of thousands of pounds.

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New species of spider discovered in Northern Ireland

New species of spider discovered in Northern Ireland

A new species of spider has been discovered in Northern Ireland.
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Bathroom scales

Overweight : What is the best diet for me?

Are you unhappy with your weight after the Christmas food fest?
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Police pictured seizing uninsured cars recently.

Is your car really insured? Police warning over common policy mistakes that could get your car seized

Police have released a list of the common insurance policy mistakes that could lead to your car being seized when you least expect it.

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Good advice: Beat the burglar

Five top tips to prevent burglars ruining your Christmas

As we wind down for the festive break, that’s a sign for the nation’s burglars to step up their activities.
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Tesco

When will Tesco be open over Christmas and New Year?

Everyone needs a last minute item over the Chistmas and New Year period.
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Pub opening hours change over Christmas and New Year.

What time are the pubs open to over Christmas and New Year?

If you are intending to go out socialising over the Christmas and New Year period, remember there will be changes to licensing hours.
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The Hygena Angel Chair

Argos recall chair due to safety fears

Argos has recalled a range of chairs, which could unexpectedly break when sat upon.

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